insider trading


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insider trading

n.
The illegal buying or selling of securities on the basis of information that is unavailable to the public.

in′sider trad′ing


n.
the illegal buying and selling of securities by persons acting on privileged information.
[1965–70]
in′sider trad′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insider trading - buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential
trading - buying or selling securities or commodities
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